Macy’s Associates Connect with Nature: Employee-Designed Tote …

June 26, 2017 - garden totes

CINCINNATI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As a partial of Macy’s (NYSE:M) fasten to sustainability, a company’s
Green Living worker cabinet grown several “Connect with Nature”
initiatives during Earth Week 2017 to offer a village and raise
environmental awareness.

Macy’s associates assimilated together for proffer projects around the
nation – from a beach in Hawaii to a plantation in Ohio to a propagandize in New
York City – and participated in educational events that connected
like-minded colleagues to advantage a environment. Plus, Macy’s Green
Living cabinet hosted a initial pattern plea – a foe to create
an disdainful reusable tote.

The “Connect with Nature” design-a-tote foe was a national
worker component of Macy’s 2017 Earth Week celebration. More than 100
associates submitted strange pattern around a “Connect with Nature”
theme. The winning design, by New York City associate Jenna D., was a
tip vote-getter on macysgreenliving.com, a company’s
sustainability website. Jenna’s origination facilities a moth and flower
motif. Beginning this week, healthy board totes imprinted with her
colorful pattern are accessible for $3.99 during name Macy’s stores while
reserve last.

Stores gift a bags embody Chicago: Macy’s State Street, Macy’s
Water Tower; Cincinnati: Macy’s Kenwood Towne Centre; Houston: Macy’s
Galleria; New Jersey: Macy’s Short Hills; New York City: Macy’s Herald
Square; Los Angeles area: Macy’s Century City, Macy’s South Coast Plaza;
Miami: Macy’s Aventura, Macy’s Dadeland; San Francisco area:
Macy’s Broadway Plaza, Macy’s Union Square.

In gripping with a company’s give behind value, Macy’s will present $1
from a sale of any receptacle to a National Park Foundation – the
central free partner of a National Park Service, whose mission
is to heighten America’s inhabitant parks and programs, defence our
nation’s birthright and relocating generations of inhabitant park enthusiasts
as they bond with nature.

Macy’s has a multidimensional fasten to sustainability – Go Green
Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) are only one element. Macy’s ERGs are
active via a country, enchanting groups of associates around
causes of mutual interest. With a company’s concentration on environmental
issues, Go Green ERGs are among a company’s many active. Here are a
few ways they distinguished Earth Week:

Macy’s Ala Moana and Kaahumanu stores, HI: Go Green in Hawaii
hold beach cleanup projects with about 80 volunteers. Thanks to their
energy, a pleasing beaches are many cleaner and safer. “We did our
second annual beach cleanup that also enclosed a homeless stay area,”
pronounced Debbie Chuckas, clamp president/store manager Macy’s Kaahumanu,
Kahulu, HI. “Our organisation grew from final year and did a illusory pursuit making
a vast disproportion as a beaches are vicious to a internal village and
a visitors. The rabble collected filled a dumpster – and afterwards some! We
had fun as good as creation an impact.”

Macy’s Central Offices, Cincinnati and Springdale, OH: Forty
volunteers prepared fields and privileged barns during Gorman Heritage Farm, a
122-acre operative and educational plantation committed to compelling sustainable
cultivation and locally-grown food. Go Green in Springdale combined an
eventuality on effective composting, a display by a Cincinnati Zoo
horticulturalist, and a shutting eventuality finish with garden-themed cake
to applaud a new Go Green Garden.

Macy’s Central Offices, New York City: Macy’s volunteers
participated in a third annual Earth Day Give Back Project with Harlem
Grown. This independent, nonprofit classification has a goal to inspire
girl to live healthy and desirous lives by mentorship and
hands-on preparation in civic farming, sustainability and nutrition.
Macy’s volunteers done a disproportion by stirring/turning compost,
weeding, transplanting, relocating supplies, building, cleaning and
organizing, and watering.

Macys.com, San Francisco: The new macys.com Go Green Employee
Resource Group took base with games such as “Wheel of Trash,” a trash
classification challenge, educational events on recycling and rubbish management,
and a cleanup use plan in circuitously Union Square. Through many
enchanting launch events, organizers done a recycling routine more
discernible and helped employees know it in a certain way.

Macy’s Credit and Customer Services, Clearwater, FL: The Go
Green organisation hold a award-winning foe for tolerable gardening,
and bottle and can recycling. Like other Go Green ERGs opposite the
company, a organisation hold a “Trashion” show, featuring creatively
repurposed materials differently unfailing for landfills.

Macy’s Logistics and Operations, Secaucus, NJ: Macy’s volunteers
were knee-deep in hedges, weed and brush as they used rubbish pickers
to mislay piles of waste from dark areas around a city. “Macy’s
always has a really eager organisation of volunteers,” pronounced Lynn Kramer,
Secaucus Environmental Department, Cleanup Outreach Services. “Overall
it was a fun, organisation building knowledge for them!”

Macy’s Merchandising Group (MMG), New York City: The
Sustainability Committee and Go Green organisation during MMG (the company’s product
growth organization) hosted a row of attention experts to explore
a business box for sustainability and immature initiatives that Macy’s
and a suppliers are implementing to revoke environmental impact. Other
Earth Week activities enclosed fasten a Harlem Grown plan and
heading an bureau reserve swap.

Macy’s Systems and Technology, Johns Creek (Atlanta area), GA: The
Go Green ERG hold an eventuality that recycled some-more than 1.5 tons of
recyclable wiring – adequate to fill 6 pallets with PCs, printers,
monitors, energy cords, cathode ray tubes and tough drives.

Macy’s stays resolutely committed to sustainability and we
honour a employees for a passion they move to this cause. For
some-more than a decade, a association has done poignant swell on many
fronts and we continue to demeanour for ways to minimize a environmental
impact. As a heading inhabitant tradesman with a vast footprint and
140,000 dedicated associates, we have a event to make a
suggestive disproportion in improving a environment.

Read some-more about Macy’s Earth Week activities on macysgreenliving.com.

About Macy’s

Macy’s, a largest sell code of Macy’s, Inc. delivers conform and
affordable oppulance to business during approximately 670 locations in 45
states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam, as good as to
business in a U.S. and some-more than 100 general destinations
by a heading online store during macys.com. Via a stores,
e-commerce site, mobile and amicable platforms, Macy’s offers distinctive
assortments including a many preferred family of disdainful and fashion
brands for him, her and home. Macy’s is famous for such epic events
as Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade,
as good as fantastic conform shows, culinary events, flower shows and
luminary appearances.

Macy’s flagship stores – including Herald Square in New York City, Union
Square in San Francisco, State Street in Chicago, and Dadeland
in Miami and South Coast Plaza in southern California – are known
internationally and are heading destinations for visitors. Building on a
some-more than 150-year tradition, and with a common support of
business and employees, Macy’s helps strengthen communities by
ancillary internal and inhabitant charities giving some-more than $54
million each year, and 180,000 hours of proffer service, to assistance make
a disproportion in a lives of a customers. Visit macysgreenliving.com
for some-more information about sustainability during Macy’s.

About a National Park Foundation

The National Park Foundation is a central gift of America’s
inhabitant parks and nonprofit partner to a National Park Service.
Chartered by Congress in 1967, a National Park Foundation raises
private supports to assistance PROTECT some-more than 84 million acres of national
parks by vicious charge and refuge efforts, CONNECT
all Americans with their exquisite healthy landscapes, vibrant
enlightenment and abounding history, and INSPIRE a subsequent era of park
stewards. In 2016, commemorating a National Park Service’s 100th
anniversary, a Foundation launched The Centennial Campaign for
America’s National Parks, a extensive fundraising debate to
strengthen and raise a destiny of these inhabitant treasures for the
subsequent hundred years. Find out some-more and turn a partial of a inhabitant park
village during www.nationalparks.org.

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